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Team Saskatchewan brings home 35 medals from 2017 Canada Summer Games

Over 300 athletes and coaches represented Saskatchewan at the 2017 Canada Summer Games, which concluded this past weekend in Winnipeg.

Team Saskatchewan’s medal count of 35 was comprised of eight gold, 10 silver and 17 bronze medals. 197 more words

Sports

Summer Olympics: Local Athletes Represented Big in Rio

Sunday night the 2016 Summer Olympic Games came to an end with a three-hour closing ceremony. The baton was officially handed off to Tokyo, Japan who will host the 2020 games. 385 more words

The Rio Olympics: The Final Medal Count

The U.S. won the overall medal count at the Summer Olympics for the sixth time in a row, finishing with 121 medals. The last time any country won more than that was in 1988, when the U.S.S.R. 131 more words

Features

Who’s #1? – Reconsidering the Olympic Medal Count

The 2016 Summer Olympics games have ended. By flat gold medal count, the United States dominated. But does a straight gold medal tally make for the best measure of true Olympic success? 26 more words

Culture

On Race, Gender, Class, the Olympics, and Of Course Presidential Politics

The 2016 Olympics won’t wrap up until some sort of bizarre post-modern samba-dancing and gender-bending closing ceremony on Sunday evening, but already the American team is assured of heading home with by far the biggest haul of gold, silver, and bronze medals. 673 more words

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